Books donated to the library at Southern Nazarene University (SNU) are most often recycled with in our own library shelves. Some of the donated books are shared with other colleges and some are designated to go to “Books for Africa.”
The photo above is compliments of Kathy Marks, account representative at Better World Books.
Students at SNU take part in the “Books for Africa” project by placing their un-needed, ineligible for buy-back textbooks into the designated bin just inside the SNU library’s east door.
“Just because our library may not need an older title or a duplicate copy, it doesn’t mean that it no longer has value,” said Dr. Arlita Harris, Director of the Library at Southern Nazarene University. “We feel good about sharing our resources with others around the world.”
Donated books are sent to the Better World Books Fund of Books For Africa. The books are then placed in containers at the Atlanta warehouse.
Click on the following link for more information Better World Books.
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Posted on Mon, March 29, 2010
by Eunice Trent